Roving Camera 9-5-19: What do you think students need in order to be successful in today’s economy?
They need to be taught more than what’s on the MCAS test. They’re not learning home economics, woodworking or electronics. — Sheila, Medical Assistant, Dorchester
They need trained teachers. The quality of the teachers is the most important thing. — Isaiah Cleckley, Retired Train Repairman, Back Bay
They need to concentrate on what they want in life. They need to learn about the jobs of the future. — Cynthia Riley, Teacher, Roxbury
It’s hard to say because there’s so much change. I was always persistent in school. If you believe in yourself, you’ll succeed. — Anthony, Security, Roxbury
They need to learn self-discipline and time management. — Kemisha White, Student Health Coordinator, Dorchester
They need to learn how to stay focused on their goals and never give up. — Lisa Haskins, Volunteer Worker, Roxbury